Author Archive

How REALTORS® Get Leads on International Buyers

Contacts and referrals were the most important source of leads of purchases by international buyers, accounting for about 56 percent of responses, according to NAR’s 2015 Profile of Home Buying Activity of International Clients.  Website/online listings accounted for 20...

In What States Did Properties Sell Quickly in March-May 2015?

In the monthly REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey, NAR asks REALTORS® “For the last house that you closed in the past month, how long was it on the market from listing time to the time the seller accepted the buyer’s...

REALTORS® Outlook in the Next Six Months, By State

In May 2015, REALTORS® were confident about the outlook in their local markets in the next six months, according to the May 2015 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey.[1] This report is based on the responses of 3,805 REALTORS®. Sustained job...

45 Percent of Properties Were on the Market for Less than a Month in May 2015

Approximately 45 percent of properties were on the market for less than a month when sold (46 percent in April; 41 percent in May 2014), according to the May 2015 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey. With tight inventory, properties that...

64 Percent of Contracts are Settled on Time

In a monthly REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey, NAR asks REALTORS®: “In the past 3 months, think of your most recent sales contract that either went into settlement or terminated. Please explain how the deal concluded.”. Among contracts during the...